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Meet the Space Mission Analysis Branch

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As a premiere space concepts and systems analysis organization, SMAB enables well-informed decision-making throughout NASA with integrated analysis and assessments of complex space systems, architectures, and portfolios based on benefit, cost, and risk. Through support of a broad set of agency customers, SMAB provides holistic insights within and across organizations that advance NASA’s human exploration and robotic scientific missions.

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SMAB Teams

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Strategies and Architectures

Strategies and Architectures

Leads: Kandyce Goodliff and Pat Troutman

Mars Architecture Team

Mars Architecture Team

Lead: Patrick Chai

Human Landing System

Human Landing System

Leads: Ryan Joyce and Roger Lepsch (VAB)

Gateway Systems Engineering and Integration

Gateway Systems Engineering and Integration

Lead: Sharon Jefferies

Lunar Architecture Team

Lunar Architecture Team

Lead: Matt Simon

Supportability

Supportability

Lead: Bill Cirillo

Science Mission Analysis

Science Mission Analysis

Lead: Jon Chrone

Decision Analysis

Decision Analysis

Lead: Marie Ivanco

Capability Integration

Capability Integration

Lead: David Reeves

On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing

On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing

Lead: Dale Arney


SMAB People

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Paul Speth

Branch Head (on detail)
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Kevin Earle

Acting Branch Head
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Jordan Klovstad

Assistant Branch Head

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Gabe Merrill

Acting Assistant Branch Head

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Kimberly Jordan Croslin

Administrative Assistant

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Scott Angster


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Dale Arney

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Greg Benjamin


Photo of Amber Bettis

Amber Bettis

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Alex Burg

Photo of Callie Burke

Callie Burke

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Josh Carden

Photo of Lem Carpenter

Lem Carpenter

Photo of Garrett Carman

Garrett Carman


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Matt Carrier


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Patrick Chai


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D.J. Charewicz


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Jason Cho

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Jon Chrone


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Bill Cirillo

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Matteo Clark


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Shaun Deacon


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Jim Dempsey


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Bob Evangelista


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Eric Fay


Photo of Kandyce Goodliff

Kandyce Goodliff


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Melanie Grande


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Kevin Greer


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Marie Ivanco


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Sharon Jefferies


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Chris Jones


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Ryan Joyce


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Emily Judd


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Nathan Kreuzman


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Kevin Larman


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Kara Latorella


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Tim Lewis


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Chase Lynch


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Dan Mazanek


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Katie McBrayer


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Andrew McCrea


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Carolyn McGee


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Eric McVay


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Benjamin Merrel


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Michelle Nadeau


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Andrew Owens


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Charles Pett


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Akshay Prasad


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Min Qu


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David Reeves


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Vianni Ricano Cadenas


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Josh Sams


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Matt Simon


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Matt Stafford


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Devon Steinkoenig


Photo of Fred Stillwagen

Fred Stillwagen


Photo of Chel Stromgren

Chel Stromgren


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Richard Sutherland


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Dan Tiffin


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Patrick Troutman


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Vip (Kevin Vipavetz)


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Joe Widmer


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Phillip Williams


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Anne Zukowski